Facility Security


Charlotte Hospitals Beef Up Security

Charlotte Hospitals Beef Up Security

Armed guards and metal detectors are chief among the new measures being taken to ensure the safety of patients.

Hotels Defying Do Not Disturb Signs

Hotels Defying Do Not Disturb Signs

Even if guests put up a “Do Not Disturb” sign on their door, security will enter the room to perform the search.

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

The city is looking into adding plexiglass dividers between drivers and riders to cut down on assaults.

YouTube HQ Adding Security Following April

YouTube HQ Adding Security Following April's Shooting

YouTube intends to bulk up security at the company's headquarters after a shooting on campus that injured three people.

San Francisco BART Seeks $28 Million to Improve Security

San Francisco BART Seeks $28 Million to Improve Security

The move comes after several high profile homicides and other violent crimes on the BART system.

Hemp Farm Boosting Security After Increase in Visitors

Hemp Farm Boosting Security After Increase in Visitors

A North Carolina growing area for marijuana is getting increased security.

New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

A new charter school just miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas could be the most advanced campus in terms of security in the state.

Arkansas School District Adds Police Substation

Arkansas School District Adds Police Substation

A city in central Arkansas is opening a police substation at a public school campus in response to recent school shootings.



Toronto Shooting Leaves Two Dead, Dozen Wounded

Toronto Shooting Leaves Two Dead, Dozen Wounded

An active shooter situation in Toronto left two people dead and a dozen more wounded over the weekend.

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

The Crimson Tide will be introducing metal detectors to football games starting in the fall.

Largest Hospital System in New York Arms Guards to Prevent Mass Casualty Attacks

Largest Hospital System in New York Arms Guards to Prevent Mass Casualty Attacks

Qualified security guars at North Shore University Hospitals will now be armed amid shooting incidents in New York.

Keeping Your Office Safe and Secure

Keeping Your Office Safe and Secure

Office security is always important, but in the summer, it can get more lax.

Be Strong

Be Strong

Looking at examples of how municipalities or governments protect these assets can help businesses plan as well. Critical infrastructure for businesses often shares similar needs with municipalities: how do we best protect servers, structures and the people who live and work in private buildings?

Layering Facility Security

Layering Facility Security

Today’s facility operators must prepare for virtually any event from vandalism to a terrorist attack. With facilities ranging in size and use—from an emergency communications center to a multi-family apartment building—there’s no readily available one-size-fits-all security plan.

Key Considerations

Key Considerations

Having both specific and shared goals is what makes medical centers quite unique to security. Rarely are two buildings alike, yet they all have common needs, requirements and goals.

Bollards at the Benz

Bollards at the Benz

While the threat of terrorists planning to attack soft targets, such as stadiums, increases, stadium security professionals must look for the weak points throughout their facilities to determine where fanatics are most likely to assail.

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Shifts Focus to Security

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Shifts Focus to Security

Catholic churches in Fort Worth have removed signs banning guns, but that doesn't mean the policy has changed.

Smithsonian to Add Permanent Security Checkpoints at National Zoo

Smithsonian to Add Permanent Security Checkpoints at National Zoo

The National Zoo is the only Smithsonian public venue without security screening.

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

In the wake of a foiled attack in Cleveland, police around the country are stepping up security for the Fourth.

Four Dead in Capital Gazette Newsroom Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Five Dead in Capital Gazette Newsroom Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Five people have been killed in a shooting at a local newspaper building in Maryland.

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